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The concept of a workplace has changed for many companies lately, moving toward a more casual and flexible experience. One word that may be a bit odd to see thrown around, though, is “fun,” but as it turns out, making your store more fun may be exactly what you need.

Data published in the February issue of International Angiology show a positive link between a branded herbal extract and heart health and inflammation support.

Morris Plains, NJ—Researchers from the Kinesiology University of Calgary in Canada published the results of a new clinical trial in The FASEB Journal suggesting that prebiotics support healthy weight management.

Sacramento, CA—Polystyrene, a plastic utilized in everything from yogurt containers to foam packaging, may soon be found on the list of known carcinogens maintained by California under Proposition 65.

Austin, TEXAS – Whole Foods Market has announced that their new line of stores, which was announced last month, will be named “365 by Whole Foods Market,” after a brand that is already sold in the grocery store, according to a press release.

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In its third-quarter financial results update, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) reported $41.7 million in net income, an increase of $5.4 million (14.7%) from the previous year.

Boulder, CO – Steve Hughes, the chief executive officer and member of the Boulder Brands Board of Directors, has resigned from both positions with the company, according to a press release. The company has also announced that, effective immediately, James B. Leighton, who has been the company’s chief operating officer since 2013, will assume the position of interim CEO.

Vancouver, Canada—Nutritional food company Vega, based here, has been acquired by dairy producer WhiteWave Foods Co., for $550 million.